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The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Yard waste and loose leaf collection will be suspended November 11, but trash and recycling collection will not be interrupted....Read more


Wake Forest offers a variety of yuletide events in November and December guaranteed to deliver a hearty helping of holiday spirit for the entire family. From the Wake Forest Cares Holiday Kickoff and Calls from Santa to the Lighting of Wake Forest and Celtic Angels Christmas, the holiday season...Read more


From November 22-December 5, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a Virtual Bass Fishing Tournament for ages 13 and older and a Virtual Youth Fishing Tournament for ages 12 and under. Over this two-week period, local anglers are encouraged to...Read more


Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during a series of "Fall Foliage Tours" this week at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores will offer the free, one-hour tours “...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest and the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) are partnering with the Wake Forest Historical Museum to host the “It’s a Wonderful Wake Forest” Historic Holiday Festival on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will feature free walking tours of the local Wake...Read more


Drivers should expect delays along southbound South Main Street/US 1A in the vicinity of the Ligon Mill Road intersection Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 1-2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fred Smith Company, a contractor working on the Ligon Mill Road Operational Improvements Project (LMROIP), will close the outside...Read more


Wake Forest community leader Tilda Caudle is the 2021 recipient of the NC chapter of the America Planning Association’s Marvin Collins Award in the category of Planning Advocate. The category recognizes an appointed or administrative official, elected official, citizen planner, media outlet, or...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce the relaunch of “Engage Wake Forest” - a comprehensive community engagement platform where citizens can engage, collaborate, and provide feedback on Town programs and initiatives. Developed by Bang the Table, the site is available at...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is partnering with Aging Care Matters, the Northern Wake Senior Center, Total Life Centers and Resources for Seniors to host a free webinar on Adult Day Care Programs & Services for...Read more


The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St., will host a Christmas Jubilee Concert featuring three performances of the “Celtic Angels Christmas” on Friday-Saturday, Dec. 10-11. Friday’s performance is at 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s shows are at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m....Read more



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